News tagged with personality trait
Can a person's Facebook profile reveal what kind of employee he or she might be? The answer is yes, and with unnerving accuracy, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 02, 2012 | 1.7 / 5 (19) | 16
(Medical Xpress) -- Personality disorders could be more effectively diagnosed by identifying and targeting the disrupted neurobiological systems where the disorders originate, report Cornell researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Taking care of an aging or disabled loved one can be hazardous to your health. But certain personality traits appear to reduce caregivers' risk for health problems, reports a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Good news for the 13 per cent of the population with depressive personality traits: their negative outlook does not have to be permanent. This has been shown by psychologist Rachel Maddux in new research from Lund University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Psychologists have found that buying life experiences makes people happier than buying possessions, but who spends more of their spare cash on experiences? New findings published this week in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study published in PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 7 |
A program designed to boost cognition in older adults also increased their openness to new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first time that a non-drug intervention in older adults can ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Humble people are more likely to offer time to someone in need than arrogant people are, according to findings by Baylor University researchers published online in the Journal of Positive Psychology.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 6 |
Drinking enough alcohol to become intoxicated increases aggression significantly in people who have one particular personality trait, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A new study has found that alcohol consumption directly impacts a person's intention to have unsafe sex. In other words, the more you drink, the stronger becomes your intention to engage in unsafe sex.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 8
Psychopathic personalities are some of the most memorable characters portrayed in popular media today. These characters, like Patrick Bateman from American Psycho, Frank Abagnale Jr. from Catch Me If You Can and Alex from ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 07, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 37
Being impulsive can lead us to say things we regret, buy things we really don't need, engage in behaviors that are risky and even develop troublesome addictions. But are different kinds of hastiness and rashness embedded ...
Genetics Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Whether you love the "Harry Potter" series or despise it, there may be a psychological explanation behind your opinion.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Prejudiced attitudes are based on generalised suppositions about certain social groups and could well be a personality trait. Researchers at the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) have confirmed the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Mike Johnston has no idea what he was thinking when he took up cigarettes at age 15.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0